This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.
Racal Communications Inc. in Rockville won a $7,084,000 contract from the Air Force to provide 546 hand-held radios, 47 vehicle adapters, 35 base stations, 40 tactical repeaters, and accompanying accessories for the Scope Shield Tactical Communications Systems.
Israel Military Industries in Chevy Chase won a $412,060 contract from the Army to provide flare dispensers.
Defense research and development
Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Linthicum won a $999,253 contract from Goddard Space Flight Center to study the visible infrared scanning radiometer.
Life Technologies Inc. in Gaithersburg won a $34,518,202 contract from the Veterans Affairs Marketing Center to provide pharmaceuticals.
Vitro Corp. in Silver Spring won a $14,981,227 contract from the Navy to provide technical support services.
Advanced Technology & Research Corp. in Laurel won a $14,235,085 contract from the Army to provide mechanical and electrical design, development, analysis and functional
GMC in Rockville won an $8,577,546 contract from the General )) Services Administration to provide trucks.
Epoch Engineering Inc. in Gaithersburg won a $5,668,646 contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to provide independent verification and validation, hardware maintenance, and special engineering studies of the fixed distributed system-1 (FDS-1), and FDS-A shore signal.
Peddada Consultants Inc. in Gaithersburg won a $5,388,896 contract from the Department of Energy to provide support services for the Office of business operations.
ARINC Research Corp. in Annapolis won a $5,265,354 contracfrom the Space Systems Division to provide engineering, automated cost and budget estimating networks, and a $341,168 contract from the Army for avionics support.
National BioSystems Inc. in Rockville won a $3,681,972 contracfrom the National Science Foundation to process proposals, prepare reports, disseminate information, and provide special analyses support.
Twigg Corp. in Capitol Heights won a $1,809,000 contract frothe Army to renovate a building at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Federal Micro Systems in Temple Hills won a $999,000 contracfrom the Internal Revenue Service to provide software and maintenance.
International Business Machines Corp. in Bethesda won $734,668 contract from the Navy to upgrade an IBM 9370.
Gershon W. Fishbien in Silver Spring won a $50,000 contracfrom the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to provide a monograph on the history of noise.
Omitron Inc. in Greenbelt won a $492,899 contract from GoddarSpace Flight Center to provide spacecraft supercomputer prototypes.
Bell Atlantic Business Systems Services Inc. in Rockville won ,, $425,670 contract from the Social Security Administration to maintain IBM front-end processors.
Allstate Management Facility Inc. in Greenbelt won a $210,56contract from the National Institutes of Health to maintain and repair real estate.
PRB Associates Inc. in Hollywood won a $138,692 contract frothe Navy to provide communications equipment.